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4.11.2023 Tues PM BOH
• Financial report cites field training for Environmental Health specialist; resolution 2023-03
transferring voucher-signing from BOCC to BOH sparks discussion about payments between meetings
requiring subsequent full-board review
• Formal approval of new organizational charter (res. 2023-04) naming single
instead of administrative team
• Health Officer welcomes decline in Covid hospitalizations, cases still twice state average, end
of health emergency May 11ᵗʰ means masking in health care settings no longer required; Dr. Wallace
gears up for new health care assessment compiling region-wide data
• BOH votes in Lauri Jones as Administrator, Michael Harr appointed Environmental Health Director,
salaries determined by board.